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Jan 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
sampling found that more than half of the low-cal meals we tested had more calories than listed on the menu. we brought a nationally known lab 24 food samples from four sitdown restaurants and one mcdonald's. surprisingly, the big mac had 30 calories fewer than advertised on the menu. here, too, it was the sitdown restaurants that had sometimes wildly different calorie counts than advertised. 11 meals had more calories than on the menu and 10 had fewer. and only one was on the money. some were over by only a few calories, but cheesecake factory's fish and chips packed 420 calories more than the menu count in one sample. olive garden's low calorie seafood brodetto was over its calorie count by 180. and one sample of the chili's margarita grilled chicken tested at 120 calories more than advertised. >> it may not sound like a lot, but if someone were to consume 100 calories extra per day for a year, they could gain up to ten pounds. >> reporter: all the restaurants and their trade association say that most calorie counts are as accurate as possible and tested extensively to make sure. but they
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